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Krista Tippett Talks Becoming Wise

Arts and Lectures presents the author in conversation with with Pico Iyer on April 20 Read story.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Pat Mora Shares Bilingual 'Bookjoy'

Bicultural writer speaks on children’s lit at SBCC on April 15, visits public library the next day. Read story.

Originally published 3:00 p.m., April 12, 2016
Updated 8:23 a.m., April 13, 2016

Poetry Primer

Thirty Books to Celebrate National Poetry Month Read story.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

‘The Purple Cow’ Chronicles Bygone Dairy Days

‘Dairy Daughter’ Laura Lee Tognazzini Dias recounts milk-industry memories. Read story.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Many Rainbows of ‘My Pet Cloud’

Interior designer Kisha Gianni and her mom, artist Lyn Gianni, collaborate on cute kids’ book. Read story.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Helen Macdonald’s ‘H Is for Hawk’ Soars

Best-selling author comes to Santa Barbara April 1. Read story.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

‘Beatlebone’ Imagines John Lennon in Ireland

Kevin Barry’s new novel posits a very slight alteration in the world. Read story.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

‘A Strangeness in My Mind’ Latest from Orhan Pamuk

The Turkish author weaves a story of life in Istanbul in his recent book. Read story.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

How Real Is ‘Wreck and Order’?

Former ‘Indy’ editor Hannah Tennant-Moore discusses her debut novel and comes to Chaucer’s on March 23. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Enda Duffy and the New Irish Renaissance

UCSB Professor Duffy brings Irish Literature to a new generation of students Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Timothy Egan’s ‘The Immortal Irishman’

The award-winning author’s latest tome depicts the life of Thomas Meagher. Read story.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

‘Stories of Arroyo Hondo’

Chris Chapman’s book captures and illustrates the multilayered soul of the Gaviota Coast. Read story.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Tara Jones Pens Bucket List Travel Book

Eat This, Shoot That! founder releases ‘100 Things to Do in Santa Barbara Before You Die.’ Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tales from the Bottom of the World

Author Cathy de Moll comes to Chaucer’s to talk Trans-Antarctica Expedition. Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Peruvian Poet Work Gets English Debut

Anthony Geist Translates Luis Hernández’s 'The School of Solitude' Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016
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